Athletics

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:45am

Categories: Athletics

Excitement is building for the opening of the Athletes Village on the Twin Cities campus. A centerpiece of the new athletics complex is the Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence, funded by a landmark $15 million gift from Land O’Lakes. Learn more about how the student-athlete experience will be... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 11:15am

Categories: Athletics, Recruitment

Land O'Lakes had a big recruiting presence at Pro Day 2017, a career fair attended by 600+ U of M student-athletes. Speakers included College Relations team member Nick Koewler, who did a breakout session on "Life After the Career Fair," and Heidi Riese, who spoke to approximately 100 freshmen on "How to Talk to a Recruiter." The event was held October 16 in the DQ Club Room at TCF Bank... Read more

Topics: Sponsorships

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 5:15pm

Categories: Athletics, By the Numbers

Sponsorships help tell the Land O'Lakes story to student-athletes, the U of M community, and Gopher fans everywhere.

Thanks to a partnership with Gopher Athletics, Land O'Lakes received 22.6 million brand impressions during the 2016–2017 school year through signage, social media, presenting sponsorships, announcements, and radio and TV. Brand impressions refers to the approximate... Read more

Topics: Sponsorships

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 6:00pm

Categories: Athletics, Faculty, Students

On September 8, 2017, U of M donors, students, staff, faculty, alumni, and other supporters gathered to celebrate the official launch of the public phase of a 10-year fundraising campaign called Driven: The University of Minnesota Campaign.

The goal is to raise $4 billion for students, faculty, and the U’s three-part mission of education, research, and outreach for the benefit... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village, CSOM, CFANS, Welcome Week, Sponsorships, CSE

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 2:30pm

Categories: Athletics

Brandon Eggum, Minnesota's head wrestling coach, recently had an opportunity to tour the Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence construction site. As an alum, Eggum has a unique perspective on the impact the new facility will have on student-athletes.

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Topics: Athletes Village

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 11:15am

Categories: Athletics

With an assist from Land O'Lakes, the Golden Goldys award ceremony celebrated the athletic and academic achievements of more than 700 U of M student-athletes. The May 1 event was hosted by Intercollegiate Athletics and held in the DQ Club at the TCF Bank Stadium.

Peter Janzen, general counsel and CAO at Land O'Lakes, presented the Land O'Lakes Outstanding Achievement Award in... Read more

Topics: Sponsorships, Land O'Lakes Scholars

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 4:15pm

Categories: Athletics

​Land O'Lakes and the U of M celebrated a construction milestone on April 28 when the final structural beam was placed in the U of M’s Athletes Village project, which includes the Land O'Lakes Center for Excellence. Also called “topping off,” the ceremony is traditionally a celebratory time as the last beam, which is painted white and signed by key stakeholders, is placed atop a structure.  ... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 5:00pm

Categories: Athletics

Gopher student-athletes believe it's important to return the outstanding support given by fans and donors by returning some of their time through volunteer and charitable activities. On April 25, Land O'Lakes and Gopher volunteers teamed up to assemble snack bags that were donated to Neighbors, Inc. in South St. Paul, a social service agency serving northern Dakota County in Minnesota. Through... Read more

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Monday, April 17, 2017 - 4:45pm

Categories: Athletics

How do U of M student-athletes maintain a collective G.P.A. above the campus-wide average, despite their demanding athletic schedules? Learn more—including how the innovative Land O'Lakes Center for Excellence is poised to become one of the premier academic centers in the nation. A $15 million leadership commitment from Land O’Lakes is... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 5:15pm

Categories: Athletics

U of M football coach P.J. Fleck helped bring the “March Madness” spirit to employees at the Land O’Lakes headquarters on March 30. Loren Heeringa (SVP and CHRO) introduced Coach Fleck, who shared his “row the boat” philosophy and the story of his personal journey to Minnesota. “The audience was enthused that he spoke with such passion,” said one attendee.

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CSOM-Carlson School of Management

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